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Young Bros. raises $50K for Hurricane Harvey relief

Mary Ann Thomas
| Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, 2:24 p.m.

Whether jumping 10 feet in the air or whipping out a spinning jump kick, students from Young Brothers Tae Kwon-Do broke boards, lots of boards, to raise money for hurricane relief in Texas.

Young Brothers schools in Ross, Hampton, Fox Chapel, and other areas held a Break-A-Thon fundraiser for the Houston Food Bank, as the nine Pittsburgh area schools raised $50,000.

Students were given a number of boards to break from the Young Brothers school based on the amount of donations they collected throughout the Pittsburgh area.

Also part of the effort is a Young Brothers school in Houston, Texas, where authorities are saying the cleanup from Hurricane Harvey could take months.

Mary Ann Thomas is a Tribune-Review staff writer.

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